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Apply Now for Somerville Community Preservation Act Funds

Applications are now open for Somerville Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds to support open space/recreation and historic preservation projects. Applicants should note the following deadlines:  

  • Sunday, July 14, 2024: Eligibility Determination Form Due
    • The Eligibility Determination form allows the Community Preservation Committee (CPC) to determine if a proposed project qualifies for CPA funds. The CPC will contact applicants to let them know whether their proposal is eligible. Projects that do qualify will then be invited to enter the full application process. 
  • Friday, August 30: HPC Advisory Review Request Form required for all Historic Preservation projects
  • Sunday, September 15, 2024:  Full Application Due

All application instructions and forms are available at Please contact Roberta Cameron, Community Preservation Act Manager, with questions at

About the Community Preservation Act

Since its adoption in 2012, the Somerville CPA program has supported over 50 unique housing, historic, and open space/recreation projects or programs through awards of more than $35 million, including $5 million in matching funds from the State. 


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